From the US Department of the Treasury, hat tips to TaxProf Blog and Instapundit...
Here is a wonderful chart of tax revenues that the United States has received over the last five years:
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And yet, there are many Congressmen (primarily Democrats) who do not want to renew the very provisions which have led to this boon in tax revenue, in addition to putting more money in Americans' pockets. Just remember this chart next time you hear that raising taxes is important to support some program.
Yesterday on this subject: Tax-Cut Deadline; Economy Galloping Along.
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